40 Hands-on Activities to Explore the Insect World

eBook - 2005
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From butterflies and beetles to crickets and katydids, these experiments, art projects, and games will bring out the entomologist in every kid. Activities include collecting and sketching insects, making a terrarium for observation, raising mealworms, using math to measure bug strength, gardening to attract butterflies and other insects, and making an insect amplifier. A unique insect board game helps kids learn fascinating bug facts while they play. Sidebars offer a look into the world of professional entomology, as well as gross facts about insects that will provide great playground trivia, including the USDA's guidelines for allowable insect parts per cup of food. Kids will learn that science is not just something to read about, but something they can observe and study in the world around them.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, ©2005.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 133 pages) : illustrations


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Aug 29, 2010

Intended for 8-12 year old children, but some activities can be adapted for younger kids. Great information and pictures.

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Sep 15, 2010

AndreaRowe thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 12


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